Climate & Environment

Bridging departments, schools, and disciplines, Harvard has university-wide and school-based centers that support programs and projects at the interface of human health and global climate and environmental research, education and policy.

Harvard University Center for the Environment

Supports a broad range of interdisciplinary, cross-faculty research and education in environmental studies at Harvard.


Supports research, teaching and communication about health and the environment (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health).

Harvard-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health

Promotes integration of basic and applied environmental science and collaborative research (Harvard T.H. Chan School).

Policy Centers at the Harvard Kennedy School

The Belfer Center and Mossavar-Rahmani Center host numerous programs and projects relevant to environment, climate and sustainability.

Air, Climate & Energy Center

Generates new scientific knowledge on past and future air quality in the U.S. and related health impacts.

Harvard Speaks on Climate Change

Highlights perspectives of Harvard faculty on the climate challenge, featuring video conversations with individual faculty and resources to learn more.